The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
F. B. Squire (Propeller), U200560, collision, 1913

Full Text

A.G. Smith, for the owners, and A.B. Drake, of Buffalo, representing the underwriters, held a survey on the barge CRETE at Erie. The Surveyors have not made a report, but the CRETE is badly damaged and she will probably be a total loss. She is insured for about $25,000.
The CRETE was sunk in collision with the stm. F.B. SQUIRE, in Lake St. Clair. She was down bound with ore and was raised and towed to Erie by the wrecker FAVORITE.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 25, 1913 7-3

The barge CRETE which was declared a total loss as the result of damage sustained in collision with the stm. F.B. SQUIRE.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 2, 1913 9-3

Steam screw F.B. SQUIRE. U. S. No. 200560. Of 4,582 tons gross; 3,694 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich, 1903. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 410.0 x 50.2 x 24.0 Of 2,000 indicated horsepower. Crew of 22. Steel built. Passenger service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

F. B. Squire (Propeller), U200560, collision, 1913